Vansant-Mills Funeral Home - Clinton
314 W. Jefferson St. PO Box 44
Clinton, MO 64735

Monas Claudine (Minks) Farris

1932 - 2013 | Obituary Condolences
Monas Claudine (Minks) Farris Obituary
Monas Claudine (Minks) Farris, 81, passed away at her home in Independence, Mo., on Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2013.

Graveside services will be 11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 19, at Maplewood Cemetery, Brownington, Mo. A Celebration of Life will be held at 3 p.m. Saturday at Fleming Hall, 21906 Woods Chapel Road, Blue Springs.

Monas was born February 15, 1932, the daughter of Claude Columbus and Estella Mae (VanOster) Minks. She was married to Howard James "Bud" Farris, who preceded her in death on March 14, 2006.

She is survived by her children, Randy (Rose) Farris of Lake Lotawana, Mo., Cathy (Bob) Jones of Deepwater, Mo., Bob (Vicki) Farris of Plano, Texas, and Gary Farris of Liberty, Mo.: grandchildren, James Patton (Jasmyn) Farris of Yonkers, N.Y., AnneMarie Helena Farris of Brooklyn, N.Y., and Vanessa Christine Farris and Samuel Patrick Farris, both of Fayetteville, Ark. She is also survived by a brother, Michael (Patricia) Minks, sisters-in-law, Lillie Minks of Drexel, Mo., Sue Minks of Gladstone, Mo., and Martha Minks of Kansas City, Mo. "Aunt Monas" leaves dozens of cousins, nieces and nephews and grand nieces and grand nephews.

The family suggests contributions to Maplewood Cemetery and may be sent to Vansant-Mills Funeral Home, 314 W. Jefferson St., Clinton, MO 64735, 660-885-2021.

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Published in The Examiner on Oct. 18, 2013
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